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. >>> san jose marked the 50th anniversary of martin luther king jr.'s march on washington with a march and rally of its own. not only honoring king but calling for better and more jobs. a few of today's participants were part of the history ex-march on washington and say that day changed their lives forever. >> my mother said that, of course, she was concerned about me going and so my uncle said he would go with me, because my uncle went with me, that's the only reason i got to go to the march. i'm proud i got to go to the march and make that my life long ambition to always try to see out for people who don't have voice and also to be involved in what's going on. >> speakers including uc berkeley sociologist and civil rights activist and one of my teachers at cal, dr. harry edwards. nbc bay area will reair the "meet the press" interview from 50s ago. watch our special edition, remembering the dream, sun morning at 7:30, here on nbc bay area. well, it's down to one more win to secure a spot in the american's cup final. lauren scott at america's cup park where team new zealand is close t
. a >>> edward snowden's father is sounding off and criticizing washington. he said he obtained the papers necessary to visit snowden in russia and said where the former analyst will remain for the foreseeable future. brian mooar has the story. >> reporter: the father of edward snowden says the nsa leaker isn't headed back to the united states because he won't get a fair trial. >> as a father i want my son dome home if i believed the justice system that we should be afforded as americans will be applied correctly. >> reporter: until then he said he'll visit his son in russia. snowden's temporary asylum there has chilled russia-u.s. relations and the political fur error here at home shows no signs of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha's vineyard, president obama said he had already been moving the nsa towards more transparentscy and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office. a young generation believe he's a jason bourne. >> reporter: nsa wants a stronger defense from the president. >> he failed to explain these program
will by the "washington post" for $250 million. he's worth several billion and wrote a note to employees of the "washington post" saying he will not interfere in day-to-day management and is grateful that the newspaper's executive team is staying in place. shares of the stock of the "washington post" jumped 5%. >> coming up, meet the frankenburger. the reviews are in on the first manmade meat. plus the bay area connection to the burger made in the lab. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon.2v >>> 4 and 5-year-olds twho drink one sugar sweet a day ma have an increased risk for obesity. the 5-year-olds with sugary drinks every day were 43% more likely to be obese than those who drank sugary drinks less frequently, or not at all. researchers say parents should give thinker children milk or water instead. the cofounder of google wants to change the way we eat. this is made from cows and stem cells. volunteer taste tester said the hamburger had the chexture of meat but wasn't as juicy because of the lack of fat. one
to a company from both washington and wall street. >> reporter: health insurance has been a struggle for millions of people, especially those who don't get it through their employer. >> on your health care -- >> reporter: the obama administration wants to change that with its new federal health care law commonly called obama care. >> replaces -- >> reporter: a big beneficiary of obama care is here in silicon valley. >> travelocity is health insurance. >> reporter: one way to describe e health, a company that will walk you through the web of health care on the web. >> we what we've done is really simplify the process, put all of the information very clear language, allow you to compare plans side by side as if you're buying a laptop online, comparing specs side by side. we do the saipe with health insurance plans. >> reporter: ehealth put together it's first policy 15 years ago. it faces something 7 million people the obama administration want s to enroll and ensure thi year. if you're one of them, start here. one of several companies taken to the internet to make the process of findi
the press 7:30 sunday morning. >>> many attended the &r1963 mh on washington. on washi&hoon. commitment tot! civil rights. joe risotto, junior spoke to two men who!t have carried'w onp4qt vision. >> i have a dream. >> we're still talking about it. we're still quoting it. we're still trying to make it happen. defined the civil rights movement, delivered by dr. martin luther king in washington, d. krrnlts on august everend cecil williams was there. >> the speech set thed degree which we're able to overcome. >> reporter: williams would later meet king, but on that day, he was simply another voice among 200,000. >> all these people coming together in washington, d.c. was very empowering. >> reporter: the inspiration of the march stuck with williams. that same'axg&-ñ year he tookojs of as7 church and ministered t everyone from the celebrities to the downf'm anden out. >> when i came to san francisco immediately after that (n>mash began to understand that i had to do much more in regards to the civil2<[ rights trust. >> i was in charge ofi a buskqd of strt÷udents from morehouse college. >>
anniversary of the march on washington, dr. martin luther king's i have a dream speech. people are tracing the steps dr. king and other civil rights leaders took 50 years ago. that march drew about a quarter of a million people. the national park service is preparing for about 100,000 people this weekend. a bay area woman was one of those who gathered in washington, d.c. 50 years ago. tonight she reflects on that legendary speech and its place in history. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd continues our coverage. >> so there was a definite buzz and excitement and expectation about hearing dr. king. >> one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. >> the promise of change, the promise of a different and new america. >> reporter: gaye cobbs says she wanted to be a part of that new america. she was a new yorker who set out on a bus ride to washington, d.c. to hear dr. martin luther king, junior speak. >> this was the poster that we received from the march. >> reporter: now a ceo shy is looking back on that speech 50 years late
the 50th anniversary of martin luther king's speech in washington, d.c. >> today's event brought out presidents past and present and a who's who of celebrities. >> i have a dream. >> reporter: the dream, still the same 50 years later. only 54% of americans believe it's been achieved. only 21% of african-americans do. equal rights, civil rights, voting rights still a fight. >> to secure the gains this country has made requires vigilance. >> reporter: but president obama, living proof that progress has been made. america's first african-american president. >> because they marched city councils changed and state legislatures changed and congress changed and yes, eventually the white house changed. >> john lewis is the sole surviving speaker from 1953. >> 50 years later we can ride where we want to ride and stay with we want to stay. >> reporter: tens of thousands gathered on the national mall for the commemoration including dr. king's family also jimmy carter and bill clinton. plus care line kennedy, forest whitaker and oprah winfrey. >> dr. king believed our destinies are all intertwin
the push to washington for good old fashioned lobbying. >> and it's been a year since curiosity landed on mars, we will talk about what they found and what they are looking for. >> it's a growing trend, the silicone valley getting serious about politics, last night you recall that mark zuckerberg spoke about the value about immigrant talent in the united states. he is the latest to push for immigration reform. larry is joining us now. larry, why now and how affective can he be? >> you know, raj, almost by definition, tech companies do not like to get involved in politics, they just want to bring to market new and exciting products. with the immigrate politics, they have started to verbalize what they have long known, they need talent and they cannot get enough from those available in the united states. >> you talk about verbalizing, are they doing something? or is it just hot air? >> the game is old fashion lobbying, which is kind of interesting, because we are discussing cutting edge industries at work here. just last week, 20 corporate executives from the silicone valley leadership g
and stevens creek boulevard. >>> thanks, marianne, the washington post website is back to normal after briefly being hacked. it was hacked for 30 minutes when users were redirected to the site of the syrian electronic army. the army says it is responsible for hacking sites that it sees as sympathetic to syria's rebels. they said today's attack is part of its ongoing assault on news websites. >>> the pentagon moved today to address the ongoing problem of sexual assault in the military. the new measures provide for legal representation and separating the victims. the military leaders feel the crackdown is having an impact. >> i'm confident that we're making a difference. i think if you'll look specifically in this last year, the energy of the chain of command, our service members know we're serious about this. >> the changes are coming just as congress is considering an overhaul of the way assaults are dealt with in the military. >>> new tonight, the state senate has approved a bill that would amend the krnttry old definition of rape. it would close a loophole in the law that resulted in a rape
a bus. >> we have the latest on this developing story from washington tonight. >> reporter: today brought more death in egypt. the bodies of unarmed policeman killed by militants lined the road and in cairo, arrestees were identified. further anything nighting the conflict, they ordered a release of the former president hosni mubarak. >> it delays any kind of resolution. it increases the polarization. >> reporter: the obama administration is carefully weighing its options. >> we have serious interests in egypt. in that part of the world. this is a very complicated problem. >> reporter: complicated in part because it could hurt a peace agreement the country has with israel and efforts to impact trourism. >> cl it's in compliance with the law, and is it going to get us closer to seeing the kind of outcome in egypt that we would like to see. >> reporter: the white house is reconsidering the delivery of military helicopters as well as other aspects of the relationship with egypt. >>> also new tonight at 6:00, a noticeable announcement from the california republican party. texas govern
were ordered closed on sunday. >> reporter: at washington, dulles airport, passengers paid attention to a possible al qaeda attack. >> always be aware of people around you. and i think just a little more heightened at this point. >> reporter: the state department warned travelers the potential for terrorism is particularly strong in the middle east and north africa. that's where u.s. embassies have been ordered closed on sunday, in kabul afghan employees were told not to show up. >> it is al qaeda linked. it emanates from the arabian peninsula. >> reporter: that's where yemen is. and it's the end of ramadan when attacks have come in the past. whether the new alarm came from an intercept from nsa or a spy, analysts say it stood out. >> to close multiple embassies reflects the severity of the threat. >> reporter: and the alert is a warning to the terrorists. >> that we are watching them. that we are aware that those who may be talking about doing something harmful are aware that the u.s. is knowing what it is they're talking about. >> reporter: ten months after benghazi, a warning that
ball is played in 43 states, washington, d.c. and the u.s. virgin islands. in may a florida woman won 194 million dollars. and three months before three people split $587 million. there is some science to winning big. >> the best shot is to pick a random number. then, if by any remote chance you should win you share the pot with fewer people. >> i don't want to split $425 million with everybody. if it seems like they are happenying closer together, you are right. in january of last year, the lotto changed the game and increased ticket prices from $1 to $2 so that jackpot will build quicker and it is building quicker. >> i do have lotto fever. >> i do quick pick. did you buy tickets? >> is the drawing tonight? >> he's not a gamer. >> i might tonight, though. >> if i win the entire jackpot i will share the wealth. >> how much? >> it depends how nice you are to me. it's on a sliding scale by the way. >> and based on the advice, the number 8 may be one to avoid. let's take a live look outside of our -- a wealth of knowledge here -- the marine layer moving in. warmer temperatures in just a
and kidnapping a teenage girl. authorities in oregon and washington as well as texas and canada, have been warned that james dimaggio may be heading their way. meanwhile investigators say he may have switched vehicles leaving his blue nissan versa rigged with explosives. now the focus on hannah anderson. the bodies of her mother and 8-year-old boy likely identified as her brother were found at di m maj -- dimaggio's home. some believe dimaggio's infatuation with hannah, the 16-year-old may keep her alive. >> jim is sick enough in the head, he has so much love for her he won't hurt her. >> i have high hopes she is okay and out there some where. >> police say they have no confirmed sightings of the two. dimaggio is an avid outdoorsman. campers and hikers are urged to be on the lookout. >> firefighters gaining ground on a wildfire in riverside county. the silver fire has burned more than 11,000 acres since it started one day ago. 1,000 firefighters fighting the blaze. residents are using garden hoses to help in the fight. as many as 30 homes have been damaged or destroyed. four firefighters suffered
're off. open a six-game road trip. tuesday, in the capital. take on washington. that will do it from the xfinity sports desk. become to you. >> lots of information there, jim. >> all right. >> i know. >> we'll have our bay area sports coverage. watch on comcast sportsnet bay area at 10:30. >> we're back in a moment. stay with us. do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> okay. turns out fido may not be bored after all. may be contagious for humans, but dogs too. dogs yawn when they see a human yawn. especially their owner. dog's yauwning is an emotional reacts. the heart rate doesn't increase, eliminating the theory in dogs, yawning is a soon of distress. >> nearing end of a successful television run. jay leno and nbc have set the date for their breakup. the website, deadline hollywood reports leno's final "tonight show" episode will be february 6. leno's staff will be paid through september of next year by terms of the contract. the farewell dat
. >>> thanks, kate. giants open an eastern swing. they're in washington, d.c. desmond, he rips one to right center. there's some problems in the outfield. runners at the corners for wilson. ouch! that was a comebacker. desmond scores. 4-0 nationals. a deluge, cats and dogs. they've resumed play. top of the 5th. he hit the ground running against the broncos last week, playing almost two-thirds of the defensive snaps and finishing second on the team with six tackles. is he looking to improve and win a starting job? >> i felt comfortable. i do think there's some things that i can improve on. but for the most part, i feel like i had a good game. we didn't give up a big play on defense, so, you know, that's always good. and we got room to get better. >> there's a lot of information thrown at us. a lot of information thrown at him. he's a new guy in a new system, new surroundings. so not making the same mistake twice is a good thing. a lot of times rookies come in and make the same mistake two, three times, never get it. he's not one of those guys. >> and a new tv commercial. take a look. >> jame
, washington, d.c. and here in the bay area. a large number contained%@(t&há& 8mq%%m harmful to bees. >> the results of the study shows thatq about half of the composite samples thatlp we analyzed were positive. >> so harmful that the researchers are blaming the pesticides for the death of millions of bees all over the world,g food supply. thousands of the flying insects are dead in the almond farm in the central valley. plantsok treated with pesticide >> it's hard to know if they have been sprayed with pesticides. don't be afraid to ask. >> this news is important for anyone that eats food. we're going to notice when bees are not aroundÑi any more. road.qçó >> reporter: we rq the retailers quoted in the study and we heard back fromçó home depot. yetok but they appreciate the importance of the bee population and will be reaching out to the study groups to learn about the findings. reporting live in berkeley, i'm cheryl hurd, nbct(jf bay area n rrñ opponents of same-sex rejection from thei] state supre court today. they denied the appeal meaning that gayi] marriages will contie i
is an area 51. the classified documents obtained by george washington university confirm the existence of a military air base northwest of las vegas. the site has harbored secrets, but they do not involve aliens depicted in movies, instead, engineers who worked on spy planes and helped with training for moon landings. >>> a utility company accused of manipulating prices has agreed to refund millions of dollars to california customers. the $750 million deal was announced today. state officials accused power ex of shipping to canada, selling back to california at exorbitant prices. the deal with power ex is the largest settlement with electricity consumers to date. >>> what if one person could solve the bart labor dispute? no threat of a strike and no disruption in service? it's headache free for bart riders, but would the suggs by a local expert actually work? in tonight's reality check, sam brock looks into claims that binding arbitration to help. >> it's a third party getting the final say on negotiations and that is it. the judge picks what he or she thinks is the fairest side and it
of this from washington. >> the question is why. much. answer lies with the human nature. you know, back, it's hard to remember, but back during the 2008 presidential campaign, the number one issue was health care, both because of high costs and claims of exorbitant profits by the health care industry, but after a two year battle, a messy battle at that, congress narrowly approved it in 2010. and that's about the time we saw beer's remorse. some because they didn't believe in government mandating insurance, others because of concerns with the cost. but like it or not, the affordable care act has the potential impact of previous changes such as, you know, social security and medicare, also both massive programs, which were, in their own time doubted. doubted tremendously. yet, decades later, it's kind of hard to imagine this nation without either one of those two benefits. the question is, how will we feel that when it come does affordable health care some years from now. >> and i'm sure you will keep us posted on that. thank you very much. >>> well, new research found blood pressure goes dow
in washington and now it's see, i told you so. 57,000 students will lose head start spots in the fall. a reality check is coming up next. >>> i'm lawrence scott at the america's cup. we had two races with two teams finishing and no problems to speak of. we'll fill you in coming up. do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> starts and finishes from both teams in the louis vuitton cup finals. that's a first. >> and lawrence scott was there. >> reporter: with cooperating winds and boats holding together, it's a race day where both scheduled races had starts and finishes from both teams. in race one the only malfunction was a time keeping device meaning a shaky prestart for the team as team new zealand was off and running with a lead that would grow to hundreds of meters before the kiwi domination continued. race two was the most competitive of the summer. but team new zealand is the fastest challenger and claims the second race needing three more victories for
of another person. university of washington researchers say they're closer to taking the knowledge of one brain and transmitting it directly to another. one researcher wore a cap with electrodes hooked up to a brain with activity. he imagined moving his hand without doing so in real life. another researcher not watch be the video game wore the cap over the coil of the brain that controls the hand. when the other thought about making a hand motion, the other's finger pushed the space bar. >> i need to get that cap so i can control you and jeff a little bit better. right now i don't have that much control over jeff. >> no, no. i love you and all, but that could be dangerous. she can control my hand right now. the satellite picture shows unusual rain just offshore. this cold front is going to be braking up so unfortunately, no rainfall for us if you wanted that. but here is the other thing you're going to notice. much more extensive cloud cover to start as we head throughout tomorrow morning. we didn't have too much today. but we'll have widespread cloud cover at the coast. temperatures near
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